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    Can we use a flash in the pan in this sentence?
    Everyone likes to have a car. But when they get it, they are not excited about it. So having a car is a flash in the pan.
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    a flash in the pan: it's interestingfor a short period of time

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    Default Re: a flash in the pan

    Quote Originally Posted by English4everyone View Post
    Can we use a flash in the pan in this sentence?
    Everyone likes to have a car. But when they get it, they are not excited about it. So having a car is a flash in the pan.
    Is this meaning correct?
    a flash in the pan: it's interesting for a short period of time
    Have a look at this link: flash in the pan - Wiktionary

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